Racial hatred and hope in Mugabe’s Zimbabwe.

Costa Book of the Year (UK) 2010 winner. Robert starts boarding school in Zimbabwe just as Mugabe has come to power. Robert struggles with the conflict between the token black pupil that he befriends, and the son of a white farmer at his school.

The story of a lonely 423-pound boy everyone calls 'Butter', who pledges to eat himself to death live on the Internet - and everyone will watch.  His classmates become morbid cheerleaders for his deadly plan. Yet as their dark encouragement grows, it begins to feel a lot like popularity. But what happens when Butter reaches his suicide deadline?

The story of a lonely 423-pound boy everyone calls 'Butter', who pledges to eat himself to death live on the Internet - and everyone will watch. His classmates become morbid cheerleaders for his deadly plan. Yet as their dark encouragement grows, it begins to feel a lot like popularity. But what happens when Butter reaches his suicide deadline?

Sophie hates being stereotyped because she is Lebanese.  When a new boy at her school is alienated, Sophie wonders if she is as prejudiced as everyone else. But she is attracted to him. Can Sophie find the strength to speak out - even if it means going against everything she's been brought up to believe?

Seventeen-year-old Sophie hates Monday mornings, socks worn with sandals, and having to strategise like she's a battle sergeant every time s.

When Cameron’s parents are killed in a car crash, her shocking first thought is relief. Relief that they need never know that she is gay. But she is forced to live with her conservative and religious aunt and grandmother. They intend to “fix” Cameron.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post / Emily Danforth "In the early when gay teenager Cameron Post rebels against her conservative Montana ranch town and her family decides she needs to change her ways, she is sent to a gay conversion therapy center.

When Cat’s former best friend, Patrick, is found beaten and left for dead, she is determined to discover who committed this horrible crime. Patrick is gay and has been bullied for years by the “redneck posse” in her small town. The problem is, Cat’s brother belongs to this posse, and so does the boy who assaulted Cat years ago.

Shine / Lauren Myracle "When her best friend falls victim to a vicious hate crime, sixteen-year-old Cat sets out to discover the culprits in her small North Carolina town.

Alix saves a drowning asylum seeker, Mohammed, and she is forced to make choices that will determine whether this man will live or die.

A great story from teen perspective - no bias at all despite written by my friend's mum!

In the blinding heat of 1970s Queensland, Cecilia battles her six brothers, and the despised Kapernicky girls who lurk on the other side of the fence.

Twelve-year-old Cecilia Maria was named after saints and martyrs to give her something to live up to. "Over my dead body," she vows.

Jas is beaten up and his Sikh family threatened when he tries to find out the truth about his sister who has disappeared after her arranged marriage.

Killing Honour "When Sat's sister, Jas, is married off into the Atwal family she changes; she becomes quiet and distant. But Sat's too busy with his own life to notice. Until Jas disappears.

When soldiers attack their village in Zimbabwe, Deo goes on the run with Innocent, his mentally-disabled brother. They set out on a journey filled with prejudice, tragedy and hope.

When soldiers attack their village in Zimbabwe, Deo goes on the run with Innocent, his older, mentally-disabled brother. They set out on a journey filled with prejudice, tragedy and hope.

A young Mexican girl and her mother cross illegally into the US to search for her father and a better life.

[Bettina Restrepo] -- Nora, a fifteen-year-old Mexican girl, faces the challenges of being an illegal immigrant in Texas when she and her mother cross the border in search of Nora's father.

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